Originally written on Mets Merized Online  |  Last updated 1/17/13
Updated On Jan. 17 by Joe D. From Marc Carig of Newsday, the latest on The Beard: Source: Mets still haven’t closed the door on a major league deal for former Giants closer Brian Wilson. Fear the Beard Rumors! Updated On Jan. 16 by Joe D. This from Mike Puma of the NY Post: Brian Wilson probably shouldn’t change his ring tone to “Meet the Mets” anytime soon. According to a baseball source, the veteran closer didn’t impress the Mets during his workout at UCLA on Saturday and wasn’t deemed worthy of a major league contract at this point in his rehab from Tommy John surgery. Wilson, the source said, wasn’t interested in a minor league deal. “Physically, he’s not ready,” the source said. “He’s got a ways to go.” We haven’t heard the last of this yet. There’s only a few household names left on the market, and the Mets will keep up the pretense that they are engaging these players as long as they can. Updated On Jan. 14 by Joe D. Sandy Alderson watched former San Francisco Giants 
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